MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- National Cotton Council state unit officers for 2017 were elected at the industrywide organization’s annual meeting held in Dallas, Texas, on February 10-12.
Chairmen, vice-chairmen and secretaries, respectively, of the state units are: ALABAMA – Nicholas McMichen, producer, Centre; Joseph Scarborough, III, ginner, Shorter; and Jim Greene, ginner, Courtland; ARIZONA – Dan Thelander, producer, Maricopa; Bill Brackett, ginner, Buckeye; and K.C. Gingg, producer, Buckeye; ARKANSAS – Nathan Reed, producer, Marianna; Neill Sloan, warehouser, Portland; and Terry Pollard, producer, Greenway; CALIFORNIA – Mark C. McKean, producer, Riverdale; Kirk Gilkey, ginner, Corcoran; and Joseph Cain, warehouser, Bakersfield; FLORIDA - B.E. “Sonny” Davis, Jr., producer, Cottondale; Joseph Diamond, producer, and Zane Burkhead, cooperative, both of Jay; GEORGIA – Ralph Sandeford, ginner, Midville; Steven Meeks, producer, Screven; and Barry Strickland, ginner, Pelham; KANSAS –Thomas Lahey, producer, Moscow; Stuart Briggeman, producer, Pratt; and Gary Feist, ginner, Anthony; LOUISIANA – Jason Condrey, producer, Lake Providence; Ben Guthrie, producer, Newellton; and Kirby Ryan, producer, Belcher; MISSISSIPPI – Patrick Johnson, Jr., producer, Tunica; David Cochran, Jr., ginner, Greenville; and Coley Bailey, Jr., cooperative, Coffeeville; MISSOURI/ILLINOIS – A.C. Riley James, ginner, New Madrid, Mo.; William Hunter, cooperative, Bell City, Mo.; and Stephen Harris, ginner, Senath, Mo.; NEW MEXICO – Alberto Pando, ginner, Mesquite; Dean Calvani, producer, Carlsbad; and Alisa Ogden, producer, Loving; NORTH CAROLINA – Joseph Martin, II, producer, Conway; Brad Warren, producer, Faison; and Kent Smith, producer, Rocky Mount; OKLAHOMA – Austin Rose, cottonseed handler, and Mark Nichols, producer, both of Altus; and Jeannie Hileman, ginner, Carnegie; SOUTH CAROLINA – Kendall Wannamaker, producer, Saint Matthews; James Holstein, ginner, North; and Drake Perrow, ginner, Cameron; TENNESSEE/KENTUCKY – John Lindamood, producer, Tiptonville, Tenn.; Eugene Pugh, III, producer, Halls, Tenn.; and Will Wade, III, ginner, Kenton, Tenn.; TEXAS – Doyle Schniers, producer, San Angelo; Jim Bradford, ginner, Dimmitt; and Toby Robertson, producer, Corpus Christi; VIRGINIA –James Ferguson, producer, Emporia; Steele Byrum, producer, Zuni; and Mark Hodges, III, ginner, Emporia.